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Call for ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women applications



THE competition by ASEAN-U.S. aims to promote the contribution of women in STEM.

In partnership with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and Underwriters Laboratories, the ASEAN Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation launch the call of applications for the 8th Underwriters Laboratories-ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women 2022.

This year’s competition carries the theme Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Health and Safety. Winners will be chosen based on their importance in delivering better and affordable healthcare services to over 660 million ASEAN residents.

Categories are (i) Mid-career scientist category for scientists aged 45 years and below, and (ii) Senior Scientist category for scientists aged 46 and older, over the next several months.

Non-profit organization Underwriters Laboratories will award US $12,500 to each of the winners in both categories and US $5,000 to the runner-up finalists.

In addition, applications should strengthen environmental safety in the workplace, bolster security of industry processing systems, and help address Covid-19 pandemic recovery efforts.

Applicants must be ASEAN citizens and hold a doctoral degree. Deadline for applications is on 18 March.

Email [email protected] and for public outreach, contact USAID ASEAN Communications and Outreach Specialist at [email protected]